Letters to the Editor
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‘Refine the definition of biblical’

Editor: Zero tolerance. Deterrent. Teach these people a lesson. Biblical. Respect for law. When Jesus was challenged to confront a woman accused of adultery (John 8:1-11), for which the law … more

‘It shouldn’t be just me and Republicans that are happy’

Editor: I had a conversation with the editor of the Advocate News the other night and he asked me why my letters to the editor weren’t more about how happy I am with the present situation. So I … more

Clemens 'will do something about treatment of women at the Capitol'

Editor: I'm supporting Jodi Clemens of Springdale for State Representative in Iowa House District 73 because treatment of women at the state capitol has gotten out of hand. Clemens will do … more

'Zach understands the important issues'

Editor: We are writing to support Zach Wahls’ candidacy for Iowa Senate. Zach grew up in our neighborhood, attended the same schools as our children, and his family still lives nearby. Zach has … more

Zach Walls would be an 'effective legislator'

Editor: The choice in the Democratic primary for Senate district 37 on June 5 is not an easy one. We have strong candidates, with numerous varied strengths. I am writing to express my support for … more

Need more experienced women in state government

Editor: Vote for Janice Weiner. I say this because I know what it's like to be the only woman in the room. I spent 30 years in corporate positions and for most of that there were very few women in … more

Zach Walls has experience, will fight for families

Editor: In 2014, my son Pascal Tessier became the nation’s first openly gay Eagle Scout because of Zach Wahls. From a young age, Pascal worked hard to meet every single requirement and earn … more

Write-in Ginny Caligiuri in Congressional Second District race

Editor: Write-in Ginny Caligiuri Republican voters of 2nd Congressional District have a choice for Representative other than Chris Peters who is on the ballot. He is a Libertarian turned … more

Supporting Janice Weiner in Iowa Senate race

Editor: The Weiner and Gross families have been close since we met at the Iowa City Community Theatre in the early 70’s. Janice was a young teenager who watched over our son so we could build … more

Durant Legion Auxiliary ‘kept flower pots pretty’

Editor: I would like to recognize the Durant American Legion Auxiliary women for their dedication for many years for planting and taking care of the flower pots on Main Street. They always … more

Mrs. Nolte ‘loved as a person, cherished as a teacher’

Editor: Some people are so special that you just have to tell someone about them, and Donna Nolte, one of the best teachers I’ve known, was that kind of person. She died Friday (May 4), and the … more

'Not sure what Kaufmann stands for’

Editor: I’m not entirely sure who my legislator, Bobby Kaufmann, is or what he stands for. Sure, I’ve been to his forums, and subscribe to his newsletter, but still I’m confused. He says … more
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